|North Shore'n - Plucky|
A late summer trip into the woods.
Downloads: 600 (1 review)
|Scenes from - Brian McKenna|
A short documentation of a store-front video installation, edited down from a 2 hour tape which uses found footage and sound to explore issues of mass media and advertising. Examples of news and commercials are juxtaposed with dialogue from documentaries about mind-control, drug testing, media, and hypnosis.
Keywords: hypnosis; media: television news; advertising
Downloads: 1,692 (1 review)
|Event Horizon - Michael Renkema|
Guitar based track with bass & drum machine. The guitar chords are all exploratory, dissonant sounding. The chorus could be worth sampling.
Keywords: Psychedelic Rock
Downloads: 4,304 (1 review)
|American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View|
Presumably a sponsored film commissioned by Montgomery Ward, but no further information is available since the title and end credits are missing. A recreation of a marketing class where the history of mass production is discussed as it relates to the department store industry (with a heavy focus on Montgomery Ward's history). 0648 PA8725 [Unidentified: American Fashion and Department Stores: The Pro-Mass Production View] 16 Koda print; no main title; 0:22:05
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Consumerism; Economics; Shopping Centers
Downloads: 3,276 (1 review)
|Communication - DeVry School Films, Inc.|
Interested animated instructional film detailing electronic communications in the early part of the century. Interestingly enough, the popular vocational school DeVry claims that they began as a school in 1931, with no mention of the production of these informational films as early as (in the case of this film) 1928. 0616 PA8110 History of Communication
Keywords: Communication: Telephone; Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Motion Pictures: Industrial; Electronics; Engineering
Downloads: 6,539 (1 review)
|Headache - Alex Ryterski|
A short avante garde film I created after a fit of bliss due to camera repair. Created in less than four hours, that means the finished product in four hours. Set to Luidwig Van Beethoven's "Fur Elise" A Half Horse Film
Keywords: Avante Garde Films; Experimental Films
Downloads: 1,309 (1 review)
|What Mr. Bell Had In Mind|
0736 PA9012 What Mr. Bell Had In Mind
Downloads: 2,303 (2 reviews)
Identification of human vs. animal blood, stains through chemical tests - scientists, labs, chemists, rabbits, experiments, blood, nurses, lab technicians, microscopes, test tubes, etc.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: In Education; Science; Health and Hygiene; Pricipitins
Downloads: 3,463 (2 reviews)
|What Is Business? - Coronet Instructional Films|
Business produces Mother's pen, the bread on the breakfast table, and the pop-up toaster into which the bread goes.
Keywords: Economics; Free enterprise
Downloads: 6,477 (2 reviews)
|These Are My People (Part I) - Columbia Gas System Service Corporation|
0663 PA8643 These Are My People from 037.07; Columbia Gas System 1959
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Petroleum Industry; Occupations: Petroleum Workers; Oil Industry
Downloads: 2,279 (2 reviews)
|Radiation Safety in Nuclear Energy Explorations (Part I)|
0514 PA8063 Radiation Safety in Nuclear Energy Explorations
Downloads: 5,247 (2 reviews)
|Winning Against Odds - Caterpillar Tractor Co.|
0586 PA8230 Winning Against Odds
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; World War II: Homefront; World War II: Industrial Production
Downloads: 2,710 (2 reviews)
|Show 'Em the Road (Part I) - Davis (Sid) Productions|
Southern California teenagers join the Mobilgas "Safety and Economy" competition, driving from the Los Angeles area to the Inland Empire, the desert, to Las Vegas, Nevada and Hoover Dam, then back home again. Producers and Directors: Sid Davis and Arthur L. Swerdloff.
Keywords: Car culture: Youth; U.S.: West; California: Scenics
Downloads: 6,476 (2 reviews)
|Story of Enterprise - Fotovox, Inc.|
How a young couple parlays their frozen custard booth into a multimillion dollar business and constructs a parable of capitalist economics. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Arkansas.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War; Capitalism
Downloads: 14,400 (2 reviews)
|Profit For Perversion|
My first edited down film, just a minute or so of Mr Putnam talking about the high points of perversion.
Keywords: clipfilm; perversion; profit
Downloads: 2,734 (3 reviews)
|Ring of Steel - Film Unit, Office For Emergency Planning|
U.S. armed forces protect the homefront.
Keywords: Military; World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 4,214 (3 reviews)
|Releases - Megan Shaw Prelinger|
Waterbirds being released after rehabilitation treatment at the International Bird Rescue Research Center, Cordelia, California (http://www.ibrrc.org). This center treats birds affected by oil spill incidents such as the current one in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. Unrestricted use permitted for educational and private entertainment purposes; commercial use prohibited without permission.
Keywords: Animals: Birds: Waterbirds; Nature: Wildlife rehabilitation
Downloads: 3,972 (2 reviews)
|Remember These Faces - U.S. Treasury, War Finance Division|
Intense view of American soldiers in combat, produced to sell World War II bonds.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront; World War II: Europe
Downloads: 18,176 (3 reviews)
|Who Are the People of America? - Coronet Instructional Films|
Explains how the United States came to be a diversely populated nation.
Keywords: Diversity; Patriotism; Immigration
Downloads: 10,736 (3 reviews)
|Why Kill the Goose: The Profit System - Fotovox, Inc.|
Sings the praises of the American profit system, arguing that profits, although much smaller than generally believed, make possible a continuing stream of technological advances and new and better products which contribute to the rising living standards. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War
Downloads: 4,390 (3 reviews)
|Test Tube Tale - Handy (Jam) Organization|
The magic of industrial chemistry and its effects on our immediate environment. Shows new products such as nylon stockings and transparent raincoats, and also how chemists are finding ways of controlling pollution from factory chimneys and vehicle exhausts. Ends with a call to young men to join this dynamic profession. Though World War II is not explicitly mentioned, the strategic importance of chemistry weaves a covert thread through this short film.
Keywords: Chemistry; Occupations: Research; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 13,417 (3 reviews)
|Wonderful World (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
World Travelogue sponsored by Coca-Cola. 0731 PA8798 Wonderful World from 037.08
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Travelogue; Tourism; Beverage Industry
Downloads: 6,720 (3 reviews)
0690 PA8685 Knight Clubs
Downloads: 2,033 (3 reviews)
|Biblical Bricks - Ferder|
Downloads: 2,242 (2 reviews)
|Sheet Metal Worker, The - Holmes (Burton) Films, Inc.|
Vocational guidance and training film.
Keywords: Occupations: Metalworking
Downloads: 4,999 (3 reviews)
|[Eisenhower Campaign Spots, 1956 Presidential Campaign] - Various|
Collection of political commercials.
Keywords: Political campaigns and elections; Eisenhower, Dwight David; Presidents
Downloads: 9,016 (3 reviews)
|Wise Use of Credit, The|
0646 PA8673 Wise Use of Credit, The
Downloads: 7,509 (3 reviews)
|U.S. Customs Safeguards Our Foreign Trade, The - Emily Benton Frith|
Shows the work of the United States Customs Service on the Canadian border, on the Mexican border, and in the eastern and western harbors of the United States. Produced and directed by Emily Benton Frith. Narrator: Don McNamara.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 1,777 (3 reviews)
|Chance You Take - General Tire and Rubber Company|
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Automobiles: Design And Manufacturing; Occupations: Rubber Workers
Downloads: 4,816 (3 reviews)
|Threading the 16mm Projector - Iowa State University, Motion Picture Services|
How-to film produced to ensure quality shows and prevent destruction of films.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Projection
Downloads: 5,809 (3 reviews)
|White Ammunition - Blake (B.K.) Inc.|
How milk is made, transported and processed.
Keywords: Food: Dairy industry; Agriculture: Dairy industry; Animals: Cows
Downloads: 4,688 (3 reviews)
|Patty Learns to Stop, Look and Listen - Emily Benton Frith|
Patty Garman carelessly runs onto a crowded highway and is hit by a car. The details of her treatment and recovery are shown. Produced and Photographed by Emily Benton Frith. Commentator: Don McNamara. Sound by Telefilm.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 3,656 (4 reviews)
|Your Hit Parade Commercial|
Television commercial for Hit Parade cigarettes.
Downloads: 19,697 (4 reviews)
|White Wonder - Wilding Picture Productions|
Salt, its extraction and uses in national defense, industry, agriculture, and the home. A feast of late-1950s imagery of everyday life, culture and industry.
Keywords: Salt; Occupations: Mining
Downloads: 9,099 (5 reviews)
|Brandon (Part I) - Louise Branch|
Travelogue portrait of the city of Brandon, in Prince George County, Virginia. Directed and produced by Louise Branch and Frances Flynn Paine. 0645 PA8769 [Brandon (Long version)]
Keywords: Travelogue; U.S. History: Colonial; U.S.: South
Downloads: 2,320 (4 reviews)
|How the Ear Functions - Bosse (Karl Kurt)|
Structure and function of the human hearing system, with excellent animation.
Keywords: Perception: Sound; Animation
Downloads: 43,340 (3 reviews)
|Logic By Machine (Part I)|
0577 PA8524 Logic By Machine (Computer and the Mind of Man)
Downloads: 8,712 (6 reviews)
|Last Date - Lewis D. Collins|
Tells the story of Jeanne, a popular pretty girl until speed and an accident ruin her life. Directed by Lewis D. Collins. Story by Bruce Henry. With Richard (Dick) York (Nick); Joan Taylor (Jeanne Dawson); and Robert Stern (Larry Gray). Winner of the annual award of the National Committee on Films for Safety as 1949's best non-theatrical picture.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 7,962 (6 reviews)
|Trader Thorne - Wilding Picture Productions|
Auto dealer sales film explaining why trade-ins are necessary -- because almost all customers already have cars. Director: Jack Tilles. Writer: George Wilcock. Camera: John Niklasch. Sound: Raymond Esh. Art Director: Edward Jewell. Editor: Foster Travis. With Hugh Beaumont (Joe Thorne), Glen Denning (Herb Potter), Frances Helm (Charlotte), Ed Prentiss (Mr. Fuller), Barry Hopkins (Mr. Thaler), Art Van Harvey (Mr...
Keywords: Automobiles: Sales; Sales: Training
Downloads: 6,352 (6 reviews)
|Roads to Romance (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization|
Travelogue, made for theatrical showing and commissioned by Cheverolet, promoting tourism by car in several Natural Parks, including Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island, Minnehaha Parkway in Minneapolis and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 0631 PA8632 Roads to Romance: from 013.07; 16 Koda pos comp print
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; Travelogues; Rhode Island; Minnesota; Pennsylvania; Recreation
Downloads: 8,773 (4 reviews)
|Preparation of Foods: Stone Age to Space Age|
0739 PA8930 Preparation of Foods: Stone Age to Space Age
Downloads: 13,168 (6 reviews)
|Answering the Child's Why|
A cautionary film for parents and teachers that dramatizes actual situations in which youngsters meet both positive and negative attitudes toward their questions. Suggests effects on their personalities of each type of attitude. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
Keywords: mental hygiene
Downloads: 8,302 (5 reviews)
|Social Acceptability - Crawley Films, Ltd.|
Adults must provide teenagers with guidance in social skills if they are to make a harmonious adjustment to social life. The mother and daughter in this film have far to go.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 8,553 (6 reviews)
|That Junior Miss Spirit (Part I)|
0512 PA8303 That Junior Miss Spirit
Downloads: 7,604 (5 reviews)
|Post Grape-Nuts Cereal Commercial|
Downloads: 12,764 (7 reviews)
|Speaking of Rubber (Part I) - Roush (Leslie) Productions, Inc.|
Narrated by a retired "rubber man," this classic industrial film shows the uses and manufacturing of rubber products. With excellent images of making boots, tire manufacturing, traction tests, and innovative uses of rubber.
Keywords: Rubber; Occupations: Rubber workers; Chemistry
Downloads: 5,790 (5 reviews)
|[Superior Coach Corp. FOCUS leader] - Highway Safety Films|
FOCUS leader with Superior Coach Corp. logo. In Ektachrome.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Leaders
Downloads: 4,481 (4 reviews)
|[Amateur film: Bohemian Grove] - Unknown|
Bohemian Club members relax and line up for a meal at the Bohemian Grove encampment.
Keywords: San Francisco: Bohemian Club; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 12,517 (5 reviews)
|America's Distribution of Wealth - National Education Program|
Demonstrates the widespread ownership of America's basic wealth and the equitable distribution of national income. With Prof. Clifton L. Ganus of Harding College, Searcy, Ark.
Keywords: Economics; Cold War
Downloads: 11,037 (6 reviews)
Part of a film series on typical types of automobile crashes and their causes, this films starts with a goofy sequence with Bonnie and Clyde-type characters. Like many films made to address social woes (drugs, teen pregnancy, shoplifting) drivers education films were often cautionary tales where people were punished for their mistakes. The challenge of these films was to get their audiences to identify with the characters and situations on the screen...
Keywords: driver education
Downloads: 7,742 (7 reviews)